What would Adam Sandler be without his friends? The list of famous friends he has acquired over the years is long and illustrious. However, some of the people he’s been lucky enough to call his friend have achieved more success than others. This list ranks them in order, from 10th- to 1st-most famous.
Table of Contents
- 1. David Spade – American Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Television Host, And Writer
- 2. Chris Rock – American Stand-Up Comedian, Actor
- 3. Rob Schneider – American Actor, Comedian, And Screenwriter
- 4. Kevin James – Actor, Comedian, And Screenwriter
- 5. Allen Covert – American Comedian, Actor
- 6. Drew Barrymore
- 7. Steve Buscemi – American actor and filmmaker
- 8. Jennifer Aniston – Actress and producer
- 9. Tom Cruise – American actor and producer
- 10. Maya Rudolph
- 11. Dan Aykroyd
1. David Spade – American Actor, Stand-Up Comedian, Television Host, And Writer
In 1964, David Wayne Spade was born in Birmingham, Michigan. He attended Central Michigan University and was a member of a comedy group that would become famous on their own: “The Groundlings.” This group produced future stars like Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Phil Hartman. However, David Spade is the only one to make it big in film and television.
David has starred in the following movies: “Tommy Boy”, “Black Sheep”, “Joe Dirt”, and “Grown Ups 1 & 2”.
2. Chris Rock – American Stand-Up Comedian, Actor
Christopher Julius Rock was born in 1965. He is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He hosted the Academy Awards in 2000 and the MTV Movie Awards in 2001. He hosts “Chapelle’s Show”, a weekly stand-up comedy series on Comedy Central.
He has starred in the following movies: “Down to Earth”, “I Think I Love My Wife”, and “Grown Ups 1 & 2”.
3. Rob Schneider – American Actor, Comedian, And Screenwriter
Robert Michael Schneider was born in 1963. He is an American playwright, actor, and comedian. He has appeared in the following movies: “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo”, “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo – Part 2”, “The Animal”, and “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo” (the first one).
4. Kevin James – Actor, Comedian, And Screenwriter
Kevin George Knipfing was born in 1965, known professionally as Kevin James. He is an American playwright, comedian, and actor. He has starred in the following movies: “Paul Blart Mall Cop”, “The Zookeeper”, and “Pixels”.
5. Allen Covert – American Comedian, Actor
Allen Stephen Covert was born in 1964. He is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He has starred in the following movies: “The Animal”, “Black Sheep”, and “Paul Blart Mall Cop”.
6. Drew Barrymore
Drew Blythe Barrymore was born in 1975. She is a producer, talk show host, actor, and writer from the United States. She is an actor from the Barrymore family. In addition to being nominated for several other prizes, including a British Academy Film Award and five Emmy Awards, she has won other accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. The Hollywood Walk of Fame awarded her a star. She has starred in the following movies: “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”, “Charlie’s Angels”, and “Charlie’s Angels 2”.
7. Steve Buscemi – American actor and filmmaker
Steven Vincent Buscemi was born in 1957. He is an American actor and filmmaker. The roles he played in the films “Reservoir Dogs”, “The Big Lebowski”, “Ghost World”, “Fargo,” and “White Noise”. He has starred in the following movies: “Fargo” (1996), “Ghost World” (2001), and “Fargo II” (2009).
8. Jennifer Aniston – Actress and producer
Jennifer Joanna Aniston was born in 1969. She is an American actress and producer. She has starred in the following movies: “Office Space”, “The Good Girl”, and “We’re the Millers” (2013). She has received numerous honors, including a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and more. She has grown into one of the highest-paid actresses in the world since her career took off in the 1990s.
9. Tom Cruise – American actor and producer
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV was born in 1962, known professionally as Tom Cruise; he is an American actor and producer. He has starred in the following movies: “Rain Man”, “A Few Good Men”, and “Magnolia”. He is one of the highest-paid performers in the world. His numerous accomplishments include three Golden Globes, an Honorary Palme d’Or, and three Academy Award nominations. He is among the top-earning movie stars, with his movies earning over $4 billion in North America and over $11.1 billion globally.
10. Maya Rudolph
Maya Khabira Rudolph was born in 1972. She is an American comedian, actress, and singer. Rudolph has appeared in numerous films and television series since 1997. She is well-known as a former cast member on Saturday Night Live and is also known for her recurring role as “Nannerl” on the PBS soap opera “Masterpiece” in the late 1990s.
She is renowned for her parts in Idle Hands, Pitch Perfect (2012), Funny People (2009), The Heat (2013), and Bridesmaids (2011). Rudolph co-hosted the 2010 MTV Movie Awards along with Chris Hardwick.
11. Dan Aykroyd
Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM OOnt was born in 1952. He is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, musician, and writer. In 1972, he starred in the film “The Last of the Mohicans”. He is also known for his recurring role as “Dr. Evil” in three Austin Powers movies and his various roles on Saturday Night Live.